Christian Bjørnskov

Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business

Professor

Fuglesangs Allé 4

Aarhus V, DK-8210

Denmark

Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

Box 55665

Grevgatan 34, 2nd floor

Stockholm, SE-102 15

Sweden

Center for Political Studies

Landgreven 3

Copenhagen K, DK-1301

Denmark

Institute for Corruption Studies

Stevenson Hall 425

Normal, IL 61790-4200

United States

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1.

Types of Foreign Aid

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2014
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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foreign aid, dimensionality, development, economic growth

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The Bigger the Better? Evidence of the Effect of Government Size on Life Satisfaction Around the World

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Nov 2005
Christian Bjørnskov, Axel Dreher and Justina A. V. Fischer
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Heidelberg University and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
Downloads 972 (22,214)
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Life satisfaction, Government

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Politics and Privatization in Central and Eastern Europe: A Panel Data Analysis

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 02 May 2010
Christian Bjørnskov and Niklas Potrafke
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
Downloads 686 (36,213)
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Central and Eastern Europe, Ideology, Privatization, Panel Data

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How Does Social Trust Affect Economic Growth?

Aarhus Economics Working Paper No. 06-2
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 May 2006 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2014
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
Downloads 564 (46,946)
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Growth, Trust, Transmission mechanisms

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The Determinants of Trust

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 May 2006
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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trust, social capital, institutions, inequality

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Social Trust and Economic Growth

Forthcoming, Oxford Handbook of Social and Political Trust, (Eric M. Uslaner, ed.) ISBN: 9780190274801
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Jan 2017
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
Downloads 518 (52,249)
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O10, N40, Z13

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Economic Freedom and Entrepreneurial Activity: Some Cross-Country Evidence

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Christian Bjørnskov and Nicolai J. Foss
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 435 (64,917)
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Economic freedom, entrepreneurship, cross-country variation

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Institutions, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Growth: What Do We Know? And What Do We Still Need to Know?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Jan 2016
Christian Bjørnskov and Nicolai J. Foss
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Entrepreneurship, judgment, the theory of the firm, institutional economics

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... and the Pursuit of Happiness - Wellbeing and the Role of Government

Institute of Economic Affairs Monographs, Readings 64, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-25
Number of pages: 127 Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2013
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, George Mason University - Department of Economics, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, George Mason University - Department of Economics, Macquarie Law School, Volterra Consulting, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy, Universidad CEU San Pablo, Westminster Business School, Independent, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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happiness economics, wellbeing, government spending, economic theory

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Is Social Capital a Good Concept?

Midwest Political Science Association 67th Annual National Conference, Chicago, April 22-25, 2010
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Apr 2010
Christian Bjørnskov and Kim Mannemar Sønderskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Aarhus University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 290 (103,232)
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Social Capital, Principal Components Analysis, Concept Formation

Inequality and Happiness: When Perceived Social Mobility and Economic Reality Do Not Match

CEIS Working Paper No. 173
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Nov 2010
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Heidelberg University, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Institute for Economics, Chair for Microeconomics
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Happiness, Life Satisfaction, Subjective Well-Being, Inequality, Income Distribution, Redistribution, Political Ideology, Justice, Fairness, World Values Survey

Inequality and Happiness: When Perceived Social Mobility and Economic Reality do not Match

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3216
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Oct 2010
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Heidelberg University, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Institute for Economics, Chair for Microeconomics
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happiness, life satisfaction, subjective well-being, inequality, income distribution, redistribution, political ideology, justice, fairness, World Values Survey

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The Determinants of Emergency Constitutions

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2016
Christian Bjørnskov and Stefan Voigt
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
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constitutional emergency provisions, state of emergency, état de siege, regime transformation

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Combating Corruption: On the Interplay between Institutional Quality and Social Trust

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Apr 2008
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
Downloads 264 (114,036)
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Corruption, Rent-seeking, Social trust

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Do Economic Freedom and Entrepreneurship Impact Total Factor Productivity?

SMG Working Paper No. 8/2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Sep 2010
Christian Bjørnskov and Nicolai J. Foss
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 259 (116,338)
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Total factor productivity, freedom variables, self-employment

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Does Religiosity Promote or Discourage Social Trust? Evidence from Cross-Country and Cross-State Comparisons

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2009
Niclas Berggren and Christian Bjørnskov
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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trust, religiosity, religion, social capital

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Historical Correlates of Social Trust

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Z13, P16, N43

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Do Social Rights Affect Social Outcomes?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Sep 2013
Christian Bjørnskov and Jacob Mchangama
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and The Freedom Rights Project - Center for Political Studies
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human rights, human development, constitutional political economy

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Economic Growth: A Social Capital Survey

HANDBOOK OF SOCIAL CAPITAL, Gert Svendsen, Gunnar Svendsen, eds., Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, May 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Jun 2008
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Social capital, Economic growth

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Economic Growth and Institutional Reform in Modern Monarchies and Republics: A Historical Cross-Country Perspective 1820-2000

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Christian Bjørnskov and Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and University of Copenhagen
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Growth, Institutions, Reform, Monarchy

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What Buys Happiness? Analyzing Trends in Subjective Well-Being in 15 European Countries, 1973-2002

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1716
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Aug 2005
Christian Bjørnskov, Nabanita Datta Gupta and Peder J. Pedersen
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Department of Economics and Business, Aarhus University and Department of Economics Aarhus University
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subjective well-being, economic factors

Cross-Country Determinants of Life Satisfaction: Exploring Different Determinants Across Groups in Society

Swiss Institute for Business Cycle Research (KOF) Working Paper No. 145, STICERD, London School of Economics Working Paper No. PEPP-21
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Nov 2005
Christian Bjørnskov, Axel Dreher and Justina A. V. Fischer
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Heidelberg University and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Life Satisfaction, Happiness, Institutions, Extreme Bounds Analysis

Cross-Country Determinants of Life Satisfaction: Exploring Different Determinants Across Groups in Society

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. PEPP21
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Jul 2008
Christian Bjørnskov, Axel Dreher and Justina A. V. Fischer
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Heidelberg University and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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On the Relation between Income Inequality and Happiness: Do Fairness Perceptions Matter?

CEGE Discussions Paper No. 91
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 Jan 2010
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Heidelberg University, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Institute for Economics, Chair for Microeconomics
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Happiness, life satisfaction, subjective well-being, inequality, income distribution, redistribution, political ideology, justice, fairness, World Values Survey

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An Offer You Can’t Refuse: Murdering Journalists as an Enforcement Mechanism of Corrupt Deals

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Mar 2011
Christian Bjørnskov and Andreas Freytag
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and University of Jena - Department of Economics
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Corruption, rent-seeking, murder

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Exploiting the Poor: Bureaucratic Corruption and Poverty in Africa

Afrobarometer Working Paper No. 139
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Oct 2012
Mogens K. Justesen and Christian Bjørnskov
Copenhagen Business School and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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bribery, corruption, poverty, Africa, political economy

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On Gender Inequality and Life Satisfaction: Does Discrimination Matter?

University of St. Gallen, Economics Discussion Paper No. 2007-07
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Justina A. V. Fischer, Christian Bjørnskov and Axel Dreher
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Heidelberg University
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Gender gap, happiness, well-being, discrimination, life satisfaction

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On the Determinants of Social Trust in the United States

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Sep 2008
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Social Trust, Inequality, Panel Data

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The Architecture of Emergency Constitutions

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Jun 2016
Christian Bjørnskov and Stefan Voigt
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
Downloads 148 (195,237)
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constitutional emergency provisions, state of emergency, état de siege, regime transformation

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Historical Trust Levels Predict Current Welfare State Design

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Dec 2009
Andreas Bergh and Christian Bjørnskov
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Political Ideology and Economic Freedom Across Canadian Provinces

Centre Emile Bernheim Research Institue in Management Sciences Working Paper No. 09/054
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 02 May 2010
Niklas Potrafke and Christian Bjørnskov
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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economic freedom, taxation, regulations, ideology, panel data

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Democratic Transitions and Institutional Change: What's Behind the Association?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 May 2014
Christian Bjørnskov and Martin Rode
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and University of Navarra
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Political regimes, Democratization, Economic institutions, Instability

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The Political Economy of Trust

Forthcoming in Oxford Handbook of Public Choice (Roger Congleton, Bernard Grofman and Stefan Voigt, eds.)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Why Do Governments Call a State of Emergency? – On the Determinants of Using Emergency Constitutions

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Christian Bjørnskov and Stefan Voigt
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
Downloads 119 (231,553)
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State of Emergency, Emergency Constitutions, Natural Disasters, Power-Maximizing Politicians

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The Spirits of Capitalism and Socialism - A Cross-Country Study of Ideology

Univ. of Aarhus Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 2009-18
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Jan 2010
Christian Bjørnskov and Martin Paldam
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Aarhus University - Department of Economics
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Property rights, ideology, institutions

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Economic Freedom and Economic Crisis

IFN Working Paper No. 1056
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2015
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Crisis, economic freedom, institutions

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Does Religiosity Promote or Discourage Property Rights and the Rule of Law?

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2011
Christian Bjørnskov and Niclas Berggren
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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Religion, religiosity, property rights, rule of law, legal quality, institutions

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The Growth Effects of Institutional Instability

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Jun 2009
Andreas Bergh, Niclas Berggren and Christian Bjørnskov
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Institutions, Instability, Growth, Transaction costs, Uncertainty

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Hayek-Friedman in the Press: Is There an Association between Economic Freedom and Press Freedom?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Mar 2016
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Democracy, Economic Freedom, Press Freedom, Human Rights

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Trust, Welfare States and Income Equality: What Causes What?

IFN Working Paper No. 994
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Feb 2014
Andreas Bergh and Christian Bjørnskov
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Social trust, Inequality, Welfare State

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Constitutional Property Rights Protection and Economic Growth: Evidence From the Post-Communist Transition

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Feb 2012
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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property rights, constitutional political economy, transition

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Growth, Debt Burdens and Alleviating Effects of Foreign Aid in Least Developed Countries

Aarhus School of Business Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-1
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Christina Bjerg, Christian Bjørnskov and Anne Holm
Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Economic growth, foreign aid, external debt

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Trust and Delegation: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Mar 2014
Nurullah Gur and Christian Bjørnskov
Istanbul Commerce University and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Social trust, economic development, delegation

Does Religiosity Promote Property Rights and the Rule of Law?

IFN Working Paper No. 905
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2012
Niclas Berggren and Christian Bjørnskov
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Religion, religiosity, rule of law, property rights, institutions

Does Religiosity Promote Property Rights and the Rule of Law?

ICER Working Paper No. 2/2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Sep 2012
Niclas Berggren and Christian Bjørnskov
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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religion, religiosity, rule of law, property rights, institutions

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Formal Institutions and Subjective Well-Being: Revisiting the Cross-Country Evidence

KOF Working Paper No. 192
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Apr 2008
Christian Bjørnskov, Axel Dreher and Justina A. V. Fischer
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Heidelberg University and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Happiness, institutions, policy implications

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Social Trust and the Growth of Schooling

Aarhus School of Business, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-6
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Trust, Schooling, Economic development

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Growth, Inequality and Economic Freedom: Evidence from the US States

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Inequality, economic freedom, growth

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Does Economic Freedom Really Kill? On the Association between ‘Neoliberal’ Reform and Homicide Rates

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 May 2012
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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homicide, crime, economic freedom, liberalization

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Social Trust Fosters an Ability to Help Those in Need: Jewish Refugees in the Nazi Era

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2013
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Social trust, institutional quality, path dependence

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Are Debt Repayment Incentives Undermined by Foreign Aid?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Aug 2010
Christian Bjørnskov and Philipp J. H. Schröder
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Aarhus University - Faculty of Business Administration
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Foreign aid, external debt, debt service, political economy

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Constitutional Garrulity and Social Trust

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Jun 2013
Christian Bjørnskov and Stefan Voigt
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
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Constitutional political economy, social trust

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What Aspects of Society Affect the Quality of Life of a Minority? Global Evidence from the New Gay Happiness Index

Social Indicators Research, Forthcoming, IFN Working Paper No. 1101
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2016
Niclas Berggren, Christian Bjørnskov and Therese Nilsson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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Gays, homosexuality, minorities, happiness, wellbeing, life satisfaction, institutions, democracy, globalization

Economic Shocks and Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Mar 2013
Jacob Gerner Hariri, Christian Bjørnskov and Mogens K. Justesen
University of Copenhagen - Department of Political Science and Department of Economics, Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Copenhagen Business School
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subjective well-being, economic shocks, currency devaluation, quasi-experiment

Economic Shocks and Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7209
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jacob Gerner Hariri, Christian Bjørnskov and Mogens K. Justesen
University of Copenhagen - Department of Political Science and Department of Economics, Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Copenhagen Business School
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Economic Theory & Research, Debt Markets, Currencies and Exchange Rates, Fiscal & Monetary Policy, Emerging Markets

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Who Likes Whom in Europe?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 May 2016
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Wellbeing, International Organization

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Can Bribes Buy Protection against International Competition?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Aug 2009
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Trade Policy, Rent-seeking, Corruption

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Dealing with Disaster - Analyzing the Emergency Constitutions of the U.S. States

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Jul 2017
Christian Bjørnskov and Stefan Voigt
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
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constitutional emergency provisions, state of emergency, état de siege, regime transformation

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Regime Types and Regime Change: A New Dataset

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Christian Bjørnskov and Martin Rode
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and University of Navarra
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Political Regimes, Regime Transitions, Measurement, Colonialism

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Do Voters Dislike Liberalizing Reforms? New Evidence Using Data on Satisfaction with Democracy

IFN Working Paper No. 1197
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Feb 2018
Niclas Berggren and Christian Bjørnskov
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Government satisfaction, reforms, crisis, public choice, voting, institutions

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Trust Us to Repay: Social Trust, Long-Term Interest Rates and Sovereign Credit Rating

IFN Working Paper No. 1039
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Jan 2015
Andreas Bergh and Christian Bjørnskov
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Trust, credit ratings, interest rates, economic reforms

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On the Relation between Income Inequality and Happiness: Do Fairness Perceptions Matter

KOF Working Paper No. 245, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Dec 2009
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, Heidelberg University, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Institute for Economics, Chair for Microeconomics
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happiness, life satisfaction, subjective well-being, inequality, income distribution, redistribution, political ideology, justice, fairness, World Values Survey

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Legitimacy and the Cost of Government

IFN Working Paper No. 1045
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Nov 2014
Niclas Berggren, Christian Bjørnskov and David Lipka
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Anglo-American University
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Legitimacy, Economic growth, Size of government, Confidence, Trust

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When Does Government Ideology Matter? Evidence from Subjective Well-Being in Europe

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Oct 2014
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Governance, life satisfaction, public choice, issue ownership

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How Persistent is Life Satisfaction? Evidence From European Immigration

IFN Working Paper No. 1206, 2018
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Apr 2018
Niclas Berggren, Andreas Bergh, Christian Bjørnskov and Shiori Tanaka
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Tokyo Institute of Technology - Tokyo Institute of Technology, Students
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Life Satisfaction, Happiness, Life Satisfaction, Heritability, Culture, Immigration

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More Power to Government = More People Killed? – On Some Unexpected Effects of Constitutional Emergency Provisions during Natural Disasters

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jun 2018
Christian Bjørnskov and Stefan Voigt
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
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constitutional emergency provisions, state of emergency, état de siege, regime transformation, positive constitutional economics

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Do Equal Rights for a Minority Affect General Life Satisfaction?

IFN Working Paper No. 1156
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Mar 2017
Niclas Berggren, Christian Bjørnskov and Therese Nilsson
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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Life satisfaction, same-sex marriage, rights, institutions, culture, immigration, tolerance, gays and lesbians, minorities, integration

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The Market-Promoting and Market-Preserving Role of Social Trust in Reforms of Policies and Institutions

Forthcoming in Southern Economic Journal, IFN Working Paper No. 1152
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2017
Niclas Berggren and Christian Bjørnskov
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Reforms, Liberalization, Social Trust, Ideology, Fractionalization, Coalition Government

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And Yet It Grows: Crisis, Ideology, and Interventionist Policy Ratchets

IFN Working Paper No. 1135
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Christian Bjørnskov and Martin Rode
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and University of Navarra
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Economic Crisis, Regulation, Government Consumption, Government Ideology

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The Happy Few: Cross-Country Evidence on Social Capital and Life Satisfaction

Kyklos, Vol. 56, pp. 3-16, 2003
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Apr 2003
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Populism and Constitutional Reform in Latin America and the Caribbean

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Dec 2018
Andrea Sáenz de Viteri and Christian Bjørnskov
University of Navarra - School of Economics and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Coups, Regime Transition, and the Dynamics of Press Freedom

CESifo Working Paper No. 7198
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Oct 2018
Christian Bjørnskov, Andreas Freytag and Jerg Gutmann
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, University of Jena - Department of Economics and University of Hamburg - Institute of Law and Economics
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coup, political instability, press freedom

69.

Foreign Aid and the Real Price of Investments

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Nov 2009
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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70.

Differences Matter: The Effect of Coup Types on Physical Integrity Rights

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Dec 2018
Christian Bjørnskov and Katharina Pfaff
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and WU Vienna - Institute for Sociology and Empirical Social Research
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Coups, repression, political economy

71.

Why Do Military Dictatorships Become Presidential Democracies? Mapping the Democratic Interests of Autocratic Regimes

IFN Working Paper No. 1194
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Dec 2017
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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dictatorship, democracy, political institutions

72.

Regulation and Government Debt

IFN Working Paper No. 1239
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Nov 2018
Niclas Berggren and Christian Bjørnskov
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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Debt, Economic freedom, Regulation, Markets, Stimulus, Keynesianism

73.

Politics and Privatization in Central and Eastern Europe

Economics of Transition, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 201-230, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Mar 2011
Christian Bjørnskov and Niklas Potrafke
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute
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Central and Eastern Europe, privatization, ideology, panel data

74.

Historical Trust Levels Predict the Current Size of the Welfare State

Kyklos, Vol. 64, Issue 1, pp. 1-19, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Jan 2011
Andreas Bergh and Christian Bjørnskov
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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75.

Do Liberalising Reforms Harm the Environment? Evidence from the Post‐Communist Transition

Economic Affairs, Vol. 38, Issue 1, pp. 22-37, 2018
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Feb 2018
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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economic freedom, environmental performance, liberalisation

76.

Growth, Inequality, and Economic Freedom: Evidence from the U.S. States

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 35, Issue 3, pp. 518-531, 2017
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 May 2017
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
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77.

Social Trust and Fractionalization: A Possible Reinterpretation

European Sociological Review, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 271-283, 2008
Posted: 05 Aug 2009
Christian Bjørnskov
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business

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